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Study for Subway Steps, ca. 1930

  • Martin Lewis, American, 1881-1962

Graphite pencil, black conté crayon, and light orange conté crayon on green laid paper

  • Sheet: 12 × 9 inches (30.5 × 22.9 cm)

Gift of Mr. Robert M. Katzman and Mrs. Lisa Katzman in honor of Sidney and Betty Katzman and their children, Ellen and Laura, from the collection assembled by Patricia Lewis

1999.1720

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Graphite
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Woman
  • Drawing
  • Study (visual work)

Signed, in pencil, lower right: Martin Lewis | P.L.

Circular stamp, in black ink, verso, lower left: Lucile Deming Lewis

Inscribed, in pencil, partially obscured by signature, lower right: used Inscribed, lower right corner: 4 [circled] Inscribed, verso, lower right: #27122 Inscribed, verso, below the LDL stamp: LDL - 277

1999-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

© Ruth Lewis, granddaughter of the artist Martin Lewis Ruth Lewis 4520 NW 15th Pl., Gainesville, Fl. 32605 Or contact - Robert K. Newman The Old Print Shop, Inc., 150 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10016 Phone: 212-683-3950 Fax: 212-779-8040 Web: www.oldprintshop.com or email: rnewman@oldprintshop.net

Martin Lewis, Study for Subway Steps, ca. 1930, graphite pencil, black conté crayon, and light orange conté crayon on green laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mr. Robert M. Katzman and Mrs. Lisa Katzman in honor of Sidney and Betty Katzman and their children, Ellen and Laura, from the collection assembled by Patricia Lewis, 1999.1720.